Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist - Early YearsBeyondAutism
Salary scale: Band 6/7
Details: Part Time, 3 days per week (Tue, Wed, Thu)
Type: Part Time, Permanent
Holiday: School holidays
BeyondAutism is a charity dedicated to empowering people with autism to lead fuller lives through positive educational experiences, training for the people who work with them and support for their families and carers. We run Independent Special Schools for children aged 4-19, a Post-19 service, Outreach and Training and the beginnings of an Early Years’ service.
BeyondAutism have developed a new, innovative service to engage with families at the earliest point of their child’s life. We use the latest research and evidence from ABA/VB practice, delivered by a multidisciplinary team. Our developmentally informed, parent led workshops supported by professionals, will be organised to address engagement, communication and play using the Early Years curriculum, Development Matters and the Early Years Denver Model. During a session parents will have the opportunity to spend some time together, creating a supportive peer group.
To provide speech and language therapy to children with complex communication needs in association with and in addition to Autism Spectrum Disorders, within a school setting and to ensure the service is provided in close collaboration with education staff and other professionals to meet the needs of the pupil.
We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, creative and passionate Speech and Language Therapist with good IT and time management skills to join our dedicated and supportive team. You will work alongside our Senior Speech and Language Therapist and will be offered relevant training, support and supervision. The role features generous annual leave entitlement and enhanced CPD opportunities.
The successful candidate:
- SaLT degree/Qualification
- Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- MRCSLT Registration
- Able to work independently and as part of a team under the supervision of a senior SaLT
- Good assessment & organisational skills
- Experience of health & social care policy / local & national agendas as they relate to disabled people
- Excellent communication and teamwork skills
- Passionate about supporting children with autism
You will join a supportive staff team where teamwork, flexibility and a positive personality are essential attributes.
Closing date: 16th April 2018
Interviews to take place on: TBC
Start Date: TBC
For an application pack please visit our website